Assistant Professor of Digital and Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship
Joanna (Annie) Swafford is the Assistant Professor for Interdisciplinary and Digital Teaching and Scholarship at SUNY New Paltz, specializing in Victorian Literature and Culture, Digital Humanities, Sound, and Gender Studies. Her book project, “Transgressive Tunes and the Gendered Music of Victorian Poetry,” traces the gendered intermediations of poetry and music. Her articles appear in Victorian Poetry, Victorian Review, the Victorian Institute’s Digital Annex, and Literary and Linguistic Computing. She has held multiple digital humanities fellowships, including the Scholars’ Lab Fellowship, the Praxis Program Fellowship, and the NINES fellowship. She has developed two digital humanities tools—Songs of the Victorians and Augmented Notes—to facilitate interdisciplinary music and literary scholarship.
Digital archives, interdisciplinary publishing frameworks, visualizations, sound studies, Victorian literature, poetry, GIS